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Jakarta turns into a battlefield

A clash between Indonesian security forces and protesters angry over the result of last month’s presidential election raged for a second night on Wednesday (May 22), turning central Jakarta into a battlefield of tear gas, rubber bullets, rocks and firecrackers. Protesters tore up slabs of pavement, destroyed street signs and[…]

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Gunmen storm resort in Malian capital Bamako

At least two people have been killed after an attack on a popular tourist resort on the outskirts of Mali’s capital, Bamako, according to officials, but dozens of guests were rescued. Gunmen stormed the luxury Le Campement Kangaba complex near Dougourakoro on Sunday, attacking a resort frequented by top officials[…]

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8 dead in attack on Tripoli hotel

At least eight people, including five foreigners, were killed when gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Tuesday.  It follows a car bomb at a vehicle stand outside the Corinthia Hotel which caused only minor injuries to some hotel staff, Tripoli security committee chief Essam al-Na’as[…]

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